Tray cloth

This tray cover features Chinese auspicious motifs and zodiac signs. The colour red is also auspicious. The covers were used by the Peranakans to decorate the trays used to lay out jewellery and other gifts during a wedding.

Date/Period
Early-mid 20th century
Region
Malacca, Straits Settlements
Dimension
Object size: 43 x 44 cm
Accession No.
2011-01768
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Category
Textiles